Blogging & Online

Fiercely Feminist

"If you can speak about what you care about to a person you disagree with without denigrating or insulting them, then you may actually be heard, and you might actually change their mind." ~ Amy Poehler So this is pretty much just a shameless plug for a new idea. A new site. Fiercely Feminist. Make-Up… Continue reading Fiercely Feminist

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Blogging & Online, Mental health, Mental Health & Wellbeing

Writerly Reflections

(Getty Images/Momcilo Grujic) “If there's a book that you want to read, but it hasn't been written yet, then you must write it.” ~ Toni Morrison WordPress have been asking us lately why we write and who we are writing for; what are the origin stories of our blogs? As I've debated with myself lately as… Continue reading Writerly Reflections

Dating, Relationships, Sex, Dating & Relationships

Where I’ve Been – Part II

Okay, so as I was saying in Part I, I was having a terrible week which began to turn around when my new, work-affiliated blog was Freshly Pressed. I thought it was a strange choice, since it's a new blog, and there isn't much on it. I hadn't even started trying to get anyone to… Continue reading Where I’ve Been – Part II

Blogging & Online

You Are Not Alone

"We read to know that we are not alone." - Shadowlands I watched Shadowlands again yesterday, to see if it was as good as I remembered it. And it was. Definitely.If you haven't seen it before you really should watch it now. It's about C.S. Lewis as a middle-aged bachelor, a writer, and a professor… Continue reading You Are Not Alone

Life, Mental health, Mental Health & Wellbeing, Relationships


"You own everything that happened to you. Tell your stories. If people wanted you to write warmly about them, they should have behaved better." ~ Anne Lamott, April 23rd 2012. I like that quote. I think it's good advice and I'm going to do my best to follow it in my writing. But it got me… Continue reading Stories